RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces War Dead (Courtesy CWGC)
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RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces Roll of Honour - The Unaccounted Airmen Project

122,434 casualty records in this database.
115,669 records (94.47%) are "Accounted for".
99,698 are aviation. 15,971 are non-aviation deaths.
6,765 are still unaccounted.
39 records have photographs

This is a database of all commonwealth airforces casualities in the Second World War. The primary data is taken from the CWGC site, and has been enhanced by the AIR81 data from the National Archives and the Unaccounted Airmen and Airwomen Project that was initiated by the late Henk Welting, and being continued by the forum members. This site helps you to easily search for a casualty based on partial name or number, exact date or year of death, provide the aircraft associated with the casualty or details. Click on Surname to see more details, and sources.

The data continously feeds into some Graphical Charts : View some of the charts here

By year of death : 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947

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Your current query terms 1947 returns 480 records,

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Leading AircraftmanP S VISVANATHAN (36113)   1947-01-02 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
CorporalJohn Joseph KEANE (1907337)   1947-01-04HQ (U) 2 Ind Group IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
Leading AircraftmanBrian Lees ROBERTS (2294846)   1947-01-082864 Sqdn RAF Regt AIR27 Israel and Palestine (incRamleh War Cemetery
SergeantAlexander McAFEE (1017565)   1947-01-09198 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLytham St. Anne's (Park) Cemet
Aircraftman 2nd ClassThomas Patrick WILMOTH (1908885)   1947-01-10 EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
CorporalWilliam NORTH (1521680)   1947-01-10 United KingdomBarton (St. Cuthbert) Churchya
Warrant OfficerHarry Benjamin WITTON (48005)   1947-01-10 United KingdomSouthgate Cemetery
Squadron LeaderHampden PALLANT (43580)   1947-01-10AHQ Italy ItalyUdine War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanAlfred John BAILLIEU (1430302)   1947-01-13 United KingdomBirmingham (Witton) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanReginald William FAIRWEATHER (1808349)   1947-01-14 United KingdomLewes Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanArchibald Alfred JEAL (149789)   1947-01-14 United KingdomHarrow Weald Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassStanley JONES (2283233)   1947-01-15 United KingdomDerby (Nottingham Road) Cemete
Aircraftman 1st ClassArthur Edward MALLETT (847248)   1947-01-16 United KingdomHavering-Atte-Bower (St. John)
Leading AircraftmanSamuel Walter OWEN (858153)   1947-01-16925 Balloon United KingdomTyldesley Cemetery
Corporal PILOO ERECKSHAW PATEL (11633)   1947-01-17 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftman 1st ClassRobert Moore FERGUSON (1297194)   1947-01-17 United KingdomSalford (Weaste) Cemetery
CorporalThomas MONAGHAN (3024993)   1947-01-19 MyanmarRangoon War Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassRonald WILKINSON (2294689)   1947-01-192717 Sqdn RAF Regt AIR27 Israel and Palestine (incRamleh War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanCharles Maconnochie BENSON (2226464)   1947-01-20 United KingdomPadgate (Christ Church) Church
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeoffrey Peter DITCHER (3092487)   1947-01-20 United KingdomChester (Blacon) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGeorge Sidney LAWRENCE (3085420)   1947-01-21 United KingdomPutney Vale Cemetery And Crema
KapralEdward WARSZAWSKI (P/709919)   1947-01-21 United KingdomTidworth Military Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st Class PRITAM SINGH (42721)   1947-01-22 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
CorporalJohn Terrance FRANKS (908920)   1947-01-22 United KingdomStreatham Park Cemetery
SergeantWilliam LANG (993074)   1947-01-22 United KingdomLiverpool (West Derby) Cemeter
Flight SergeantJohn Ambrose HUMBY (951982)   1947-01-24 United KingdomOswestry General Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam Clark PLUMPTON (3079571)   1947-01-24101 MU EgyptHeliopolis War Cemetery
SergeantJohn William ADCOCK (632375)   1947-01-25 United KingdomBurton-Upon-Trent Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJohn James TURNER (1241515)   1947-01-26 United KingdomEasington (Colliery) Cemetery
Flying OfficerArthur Charles CHURCHILL (83053)   1947-01-27 United KingdomGolders Green Crematorium
Warrant OfficerAlec John PEMBLE (321316)   1947-01-30 United KingdomAshford (Bybrook) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassCameron George Anthony HOWSON (3502501)   1947-01-31 United KingdomGrays New Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanFred LEWIS (2215105)   1947-01-31 United KingdomManchester Crematorium
Enrolled Follower SHIYAWAR KHAN (54351)   1947-02-09 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading AircraftmanWilliam CAMPION (1203467)   1947-02-09 United KingdomRugeley Cemetery
CorporalLeslie WESTRAN (869476)   1947-02-09 United KingdomSheffield (Shiregreen) Cemeter
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDerek WILLIAMS (1317665)   1947-02-09 United KingdomPontypridd (Glyntaff) Cemetery
Enrolled Follower JOI RAM (68008)   1947-02-11 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Leading AircraftmanJohn Henry WHITE (862502)   1947-02-11 United KingdomBournemouth North Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanC V SUBRAMANIAN (14519)   1947-02-14 IndiaDelhi / Karachi 1939-1945 War
Aircraftman 1st ClassWilliam James BIDDULPH (1005012)   1947-02-15 United KingdomStoke-On-Trent Crematorium
Aircraftman 2nd ClassLeonard CLARK (1120150)   1947-02-16 United KingdomRuncorn Cemetery
Warrant OfficerHenry KENNY (349387)   1947-02-16 United KingdomManchester Crematorium
CorporalLillian Berthe SHARPE (463128)   1947-02-17 United KingdomWandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemete
CorporalGeorge Arthur BOAKES (532712)   1947-02-18 United KingdomRedhill (Redstone) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassMichael Roy Mckenzie GEARING (2336271)   1947-02-19 United KingdomChester (Blacon) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJames FANNING (1671526)   1947-02-20 United KingdomCambuslang (Westburn) Cemetery
Section OfficerJoan Myfanwy HOWES (5136)   1947-02-20 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassWilliam Gorech WILLIAMS (1283105)   1947-02-21 United KingdomAbercynon Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAlfred John WARD (2300378)   1947-02-22 United KingdomSmethwick (Uplands) Cemetery

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We acknowledge that the data compiled here comes from multiple sources. National Archive ORBs (links given) and other external websites. Even for external websites - it is quite likely that they refer to published material on RAF history and losses. Some of these books/authors are acknowledged in our Essential RAF Researchers Book List. These Authors include (But not limited to) Bill Chorley, Colin Cummings, David Gunby, J J Halley,Ross McNeill and Pelham Temple. Additionally, the data on this site could not have been made possible without the serious contribution and help of the following websites. International Bomber Command Centre | Malcolm Barrass' RAFWEB : Air of Authority | National Archives (UK) | Air Crew Remembered | Jagan Pillarisetti's Bharat-Rakshak.

The Updated Data in its current form is the copyright of RAFCommands.com unless otherwise stated. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is acknowledged as the source of the primary material. Additional Contributions by RAF Commands Forum Members: wwrsimon, Alex Smart, Dennis Burke, COL BRUGGY, Dick, Paul McMillan, Ross McNeill, alclark, Martyn A Critchlow, davew, Pavel Vancata (CZ_RAF), thorne83, Kiran Toor (Amrit), Rich Allenby, AlanW, alieneyes, Resmoroh, Bill Walker, Theletterwriter, phill jones, John Larder, Brian (Lyffe), AL90, Ken MacLean, Marks, Andy Ingham, John Englsted (JohnE) and many others. Off Forum Contributions by Jonathan Heyworth, Andrew Curtis, Russell Guest and Glenda Godfrey.

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